John W. (Bill) Corley Jr.

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John W. (Bill) Corley Jr., age 82, of Cumming passed away Sunday, April 16, 2017. A U.S. Army veteran, Bill retired from AT&T-Lucient Technologies after 30 years of service. He was a member of the Lion's Club, having served as Treasurer, Vice President and President. Bill also was a former Vice President for the Camp for the Blind and was a director for Habitat for Humanity, and a Construction Manager for a number of years. He started and coached a Pee Wee League, a youth baseball league. Bill was a Den Leader for Cub Scouts and Webelos. Bill was a member of the First Baptist Church of Cumming, and Lakewood Lodge #443 F&AM.
Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Elsie Corley; sons, Glenn Corley, Ken (Betty) Corley, Vince Corley; grandchildren, Mindy (Chris) Simons, Megan Kirby, Tonya (Robert) Sykes, Jake Corley, Brad Corley, Austin Corley; nine great-grandchildren; and several other close relatives.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 19, at 11 a.m. in the Ingram Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Bob Jolly officiating. Interment, with Military Honors, will follow at Sawnee View Gardens. It was Bill's request that all attending wear blue jeans.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday, from 2-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. and on Wednesday, from 9 a.m. until the time of the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Fuller Center for Housing, 1400 Market Place Blvd, Ste. 153, Cumming, GA 30041.
Ingram Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in Forsyth County News from Apr. 18 to Apr. 20, 2017